ILS Insight

The Origin of Innovation
Tuesday 13 July 2021

ILS Insight

2:00PM

BST

Welcome

Rupert Pleasant (OLD) (1)

Chief Executive

Guernsey Finance

2:05PM

BST

Innovative Guernsey

Mark Helyar

Deputy

Policy & Resources Committee, The States of Guernsey

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Mark Helyar

Deputy

Policy & Resources Committee, The States of Guernsey


Innovative Guernsey

Mark Helyar is a Guernsey lawyer with a specialist practice in reinsurance, insurance and ILS. He has advised foreign governments in Europe, the Middle East and Asia and their regulatory authorities on the drafting, inception, regulation and use of insurance and reinsurance structures and legislation as well as acting as an expert witness. During his career he and his team have won a number of nominations and international awards for insurance and reinsurance transactions, including the world’s first private listed CAT bond (Solidum) and the first ever Takaful securitisation structured as a Sharia compliant note (Salam III), life deal of the year 2016 (SQ Re Vita II, Trading Risk Awards). He was recently involved in the creation of the first ever humanitarian CAT bond insuring against volcanic eruption risk for the Danish Red Cross (Replexus Re). Mark became a Guernsey politician in 2020 and is the treasury representative on Guernsey’s senior political committee, where he is also responsible for government’s relationship with the financial services regulator.

2:15PM

BST

Technical showcase

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Technical showcase

Moderator

Mark Helyar

Deputy

Policy & Resources Committee, The States of Guernsey

Speakers

Cedric Edmonds

Founder

Replexus

Gus Majed

Group CEO & Founder

Paratus Group

2:35PM

BST

Panel session

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Panel session

Moderator

Mark Helyar

Deputy

Policy & Resources Committee, The States of Guernsey

Panellists

Cedric Edmonds

Founder

Replexus

Adele Gale

Director & Group Head of ILS

Robus Group

Gus Majed

Group CEO & Founder

Paratus Group

2:45PM

BST

Panel Q&A

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Panel Q&A

Moderator

Mark Helyar

Deputy

Policy & Resources Committee, The States of Guernsey

Panellists

Cedric Edmonds

Founder

Replexus

Adele Gale

Director & Group Head of ILS

Robus Group

Gus Majed

Group CEO & Founder

Paratus Group

2:55PM

BST

Closing Remarks

Rupert Pleasant (OLD) (1)

Chief Executive

Guernsey Finance

3:00PM

BST

Webinar closes